• The Old Sharing Place In 2016, the Sharing Place Food Pantry served over 51,000 hungry Indianapolis Residents.

  • Children's Mental Health Awareness Day LCFS partners with Community Behavioral Health to provide treatment by specially trained staff.

  • Children at Play in the yard of the old orphanage on Washington St.

  • Come volunteer with us! We love volunteer groups of all sizes!

Our Mission:

In response to God's love and grace in Jesus Christ, Lutheran Child and Family Services serves human needs with the support of the church and community by providing programs of compassionate care and counsel.


2017 Capital Campaign

Over the next three years, we are raising money to fund several projects on our campus, including a brand new Trinity House Independent Living Group Home. Click the "Capital Campaign" button at the top of the page to learn more!



There are a lot of exciting things happening at LCFS, from our annual golf outing to luncheons and symposiums. Visit our events page to learn more!


The Sharing Place

The Sharing Place Food Pantry is a material assistance program which serves nine zip codes in the Greater Indianapolis area. The Sharing Place is located at Door Five of the Lawrence Education and Community Center on 6501 Sunnyside Rd. It is open on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, as well as the second Saturday of each month. Click here for more details regarding hours and eligibility.



Volunteers are the life of our organization, and a great way to get to know us better. Come join us in making a difference in the lives of those in the community and in the lives of our residents. Click here to view our volunteer application!


Donate to the Foundation for Lutheran Child and Family Services

Your tax-free donation helps us to lend a helping hand to families in Indianapolis.

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